While the trend for online sales is moving up, shoppers who want to leave the store with an item in hand, keep face to face shopping alive.
According to the National Retail Federation, nearly 60 percent of shoppers had already started holiday buying by Nov. 10.
By the time the shooter surrendered, three people were killed — including a police officer — and nine others were wounded, authorities said.
Corey Morgan of Chicago arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee in what police say was a targeted shooting.
The school has now paid 32 claims to victims or accusers of Jerry Sandusky, bringing the payout total to nearly $93 million.
Secret Service spokesman Robert Hoback says 22-year-old Joseph Caputo of Stamford, Connecticut, scaled the north fence on Thursday afternoon and gained access to the north grounds.
A custodian at the Holy Child Jesus Church in New York City found the newborn baby wrapped in towels laying in the manger of a nativity scene.
A report published in May by the pharmacy-benefits company Express Scripts found that 576,000 Americans spent at least $50,000 on prescription drugs in 2014.
Black Friday used to kick off the holiday shopping season, but now that day has taken a backseat to Thanksgiving Day. Still, retailers have settled into times that don’t interfere with the turkey feast.
The parade, in its 89th year, kicked off Thursday with giant balloons taking over the clear, sunny New York sky.
President Barack Obama appealed anew on Thanksgiving Day for acceptance of Syrian refugees, saying “so much of our greatness comes from our generosity.”
Howland and his wife, fellow Mayflower passenger Elizabeth Tilley, had 10 children and more than 80 grandchildren. Now, an estimated 2 million Americans can trace their roots to him.
A 94-year-old San Francisco Bay area U.S. park ranger says she has been asked to light the National Christmas tree at the White House.
Small groups of demonstrators gathered throughout the day Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot 16 times by a white police officer.
Volunteers spent hours Tuesday crafting a surprise makeover for an 8-year-old fighting a disease no kid should have to face.
The parade is now in its 89th year.
Both birds hail from California, are 18 weeks old and weigh in at about 42 pounds each.
Obama says his administration is taking “every possible step” to keep the country safe.